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Abyssal Grenadier

Coryphaenoides armatus (Hector 1875)

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Coryphaenoides armatus (Abyssal Grenadier) is a species of bony fishes in the family grenadiers. It is a predator–scavenger. Individuals can grow to 102 cm. Abyssal Grenadier has sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/predatorScavenger
  • Definition: An organism which obtains food primarily by predation +scavenging. Reid WDK, Wigham BD, McGill RAR, Polunin NVC (2012) Elucidating trophic pathways in benthic deep-sea assemblages of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north and south of the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 463:89-103. doi:10.3354/meps09863
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Abyssal Grenadier. View this species on GBIF